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Asking Questions

Wise Readers:

  • Generate questions before, during, and after reading.

  • Ask questions for different purposes (clarify, predict, specific answer).

  • Use questions to focus their attention on important components of the text.

  • Are aware that other readers’ questions may inspire new questions for them.

  • Recognize not all questions are answered in the text.

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